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Feb 17, 2013 9:00pm EST
] >> bradley birkenfeld spent most of the last decade living in switzerland helping wealthy americans hide their money. you'll hear how he did it and how he touched off an investigation that would shake 300 years of banking secrecy to the foundation of its underground vaults. how unusual is it for a swiss banker to come forward and say, "this is how it works"? >> it's never happened before in history. i'm the first one. [watch ticking] >> many of the deals that helped create the current financial crisis would have been illegal during most of the 20th century, in violation of gaming laws. but in 2000, congress gave wall street an exemption that's turned out to be a very bad idea. >> it's legalized gambling. it was illegal gambling, and we made it legal gambling. >> with no regulatory controls. >> with absolutely no regulatory controls. zero, as far as i can tell. >> i mean, it sounds a little like a bookie operation. >> yes. [watch ticking] >> i don't to die. i shouldn't have to die. >> helen sharp, suffering from lymphoma, just got the letter that says her county hospital is cutting charit
Feb 26, 2013 2:00am PST
. here's what's coming up in the next half hour -- switzerland, how parliamentarians are fighting against that had feared. and our viking's part of the world's cultural heritage? first to italy, where parliamentary elections are coming up. prime minister mario monti has imposed strict reforms, raised taxes and made it easier for companies to lay off employees, all part of an effort to get italy off the list of endangered eurozone countries. before he took office, italy was in bad economic shape, having lagged behind its economic neighbors for years, but italians are fed up with this strict past, and lately, support for the former premier, silvio berlusconi, has been on the rise again. >> it has been the same for 20 years -- the same music, the same fans, all this for silvio berlusconi. boosted by recent polls, he appears to be in splendid form and can even afford a touch of self-deprecating and. -- self-depredation. >> i took a look in the mirror before leaving the house and thought what a shame the old mirrors do not exist anymore. i always looked so handsome and young. >> that is what h
Feb 18, 2013 3:30am PST
shows one guy which is italian, and he goes to work in switzerland. he is not integrated at all. what does he do? he preaches his hair blond to be integrated, to look as if he was from switzerland. at a football game, he is looking with all the other men, and it is italy against switzerland. at one time, the italians win. i find it beautiful and emotional at the same time. he betrayed himself through that reaction, and at the same time, it was beautiful, but at the same time, it is sad that you have to change your color or to hide it. that you have to do something like that to deny even your origin. you have to be proud of your urgent and to show it. >> you are giving me a challenge and a challenge -- giving me a challenge and yourself a challenge. what about cult? that is not something to hide behind. it is so out there, and yet, it can be quite important part of your collection. why? >> i have been very marked by the movement. -- what about punk? >> it is not like a creation, absolute. it is part of living in society. of course, the punk movement was very important. like already tak
Feb 27, 2013 6:00am PST
the vatican by helicopter on thursday after bidding farewell to the cardinals. >>> police in switzerland are investigating a deadly workplace shooting. it happened at a wood processing company near the city of lucerne. at least three people were killed and several others are wounded. the incident occurred 9:00 wednesday morning. police say the shooter and two employees died. local media say seven people were injured, four of them seriously. investigators are trying to identify the shooter. they say it was a man. a local newspaper says company managers were believed to be planning job cuts. >>> officials with japan's environment ministry are trying to protect people from pollution blowing into china. they have set new guidelines on how and when to issue warnings. people in a number of chinese cities are dealing with smog for weeks. factories and cars are belting out a new pollutant, pn 25. it can cause bronchitis and asthma. warnings will be issued when pm 2.5 could reach 70 micrograms per cubic meter of air. when that happens, the officials say they will tell people to stay indoors and s
Feb 27, 2013 2:30pm PST
. .uicide is high in switzerland no one knows yet why it happened, but with three people that it is sure to raise questions once again about switzerland's relatively liberal gun laws. >> how does this sound as an adventure? squeeze into a 600 ft spacecraft which your spouse and head off with 500 days to take a spin around mars. we are not kidding. in 2001, he became the first space tourist, paying $20 million to hitch a ride aboard a russian flight to the international space station. today, he announced plans to announce a manned journey to the red planet in 2018. this historic trip would be piloted by two private citizens. for more on his extraordinarily ambitious project and i spoke to him just a short time ago. value ofhe scientific this project? >> the scientific value is not the major objective of this mission. in fact, when i first started talking about the idea, i said it had in zero scientific value. and people i talked to said, no, dennis, you are wrong. there is tremendous scientific value as far as human behavior, life sciences. we have never experienced how a human outside in
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Feb 15, 2013 4:00pm EST
. there was $1.7 of an unrealized made by traders in zurich, switzerland and around the world. this led to an sec lawsuit that has been just filed. we don't know specifically against whom it was filed. they say against certain unknown traders. we're getting word that those traders may be in zurich, switzerland, and other parts of the world. $1.7 million in unrealized profits using foreign accounts. either traders were in switzerland or they used accounts that were in switzerland. the sec filing a lawsuit against these traders in h.j. heinz right before the announcement was made from berkshire hathaway. liz: that didn't take long for them to bust somebody. david: this is not an investigation. this is an actual lawsuit that has been filed. liz: shares of burger king, let's get to that. getting quite a boost. let's head to nicole on the new york stock exchange. nicole, take a bite. >> burger king doing very well today, liz and dave. we saw the stock up 5%. coming out with numbers. they're doing just fine in europe they say. they're trying to compete with wendy's and mcdonald's and get back to the nu
Feb 17, 2013 8:00am PST
. he survives it and escape to switzerland with katherine. you think he ends it there? no, she die, dad. i mean the world is hard enough as it is. can somebody say let's be positive, have a good ending to the story. >> pat, you owe us an apologize. >> mom, i can't apologize. i am not going to apologize for this. you know what i will do, i will apologize on behalf of earnest hemingway because that is who is to blame here. have ernest hemingway call us and apologize to us, too! >> i love robert de niro. he embraces the audience. >> yes. people are crazy for de niro. >> yes. >> and life of pi. i didn't see this. i live with two cats so i don't know about being on a large boat with a large cat for a very long time would be a lot. >> yes. if you could see it in 3-d 3-d it is really something special. >> i think it is still out there. >> absolutely. >> what is it about? >> it is great. it is about a zoo in india that decides to move itself to canada. it is political problems, a small boat, a 16-year-old boy and a tiger. >> all right. let's take a look at life of pi. . >> my name
Feb 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
cats who have got offshore bank accounts, especially in switzerland, beware. i'll tell you why today's announcement from the white house is a major blow for tax evaders. plus, the historic filibuster of the president's pick for defense secretary reaches a boiling point. >> we've never had a secretary of defense filibustered before. >>> the nra reaches another new low. the roasting of marco rubio continues. the tea party gets busted with pandas. and mary carillo of nbc sports on the olympic blade runner charged with killing his model girlfriend. >>> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. well, the president of the united states, he's out there fighting for the american worker while the republicans are fighting to keep people poor. and of course, the proof is in the latest debate over the minimum wage. president obama held a live question and answer session on google today. he explained why the current minimum wage just isn't cutting it. >> increases in productivity in our economy are helping a lot of folks at the top, less folks in the middle, and at the bottom.
Feb 18, 2013 12:00pm EST
are walking and running again because of ongoing research in switzerland. some of the animals started moving voluntarily after a few weeks of therapy. trials of human patients are expected to begin within the next two years. flu activity continues to decline across the country. 31 states were reporting widespread activity as of friday, down from 38 the week before. western and northeastern states are still experiencing high levels of the flu. more than half the people that need to be hospitalized because of the flu are older than 50. dozens of people took part in a laughter yoga therapy session in venezuela this weekend. participants are encouraged to laugh and watch other people laughed. an indian physician created laughter yoga and it has spread to over ethics -- 6000 laughter clubs. >> it must be working, i am laughing right now just watching them. today marks the 10 year anniversary of the 2003 president's day storm. you may remember it was the biggest snowstorm ever to hit the baltimore area. it was the biggest amount in a single snowstorm. we even saw a lot in washington, d.c.. what is
Feb 27, 2013 4:30am PST
. >>> we have some breaking news out of switzerland this morning. three people are dead and seven people are injured in a workplace shooting. the shooting happened at a wood processing company in central switzerland west of lucerne. the shooter ended up killing himself. a witness says the shooter opened fire in the company canteen. no word on a motive or whether the assailant worked for that company. >>> tens of thousands of people are at the vatican right now for pope benedict xvi's final hours as the head of the catholic church. this is a live look at the scene in vatican city. the 85-year-old delivered his last message to followers after serving nearly 8 years as pope. vinita nair has more on the sendoff and the process to replace him. >> reporter: pope benedict rode through st. peter's square in his trademark popemobile for the last time. he kissed babies and waved to tens of thousands of people who gathered to see him. the 85-year-old delivered his final message after serving nearly 8 years as pontiff. pope benedict told the crowd he will
Feb 10, 2013 6:00pm PST
may be up to 15. is it fair to compare countries like switzerland? if you drive across the country, the roads are pretty good. >> you commute in washington? >> washington has the worst travel problems in the country. >> nothing but pot holes. >> one of the few things, the roads, made in america. >> the electrical grid is really vulnerable, and in the age of the cyberwar, it can break down on its own, can be brought down. when you sit in the dark and is it cold, that is no fun. >> one of the things that the president is going to do by executive order. it is so scary and vulnerable and congress has done nothing. >> one of the great uncovered stories of the cyberwar and a service it, because of "the new york times" and "the wall street journal," american corporations are victims of the cyber warfare on a regular basis, but because of the profit method, they do not want to jeopardize markets in china. >> ooooh -- >> true, true story from corporate c.l.'s. >> not necessarily so. >> you have an issue with this? >> they want to keep their presence and there. that is not a money-making. th
Feb 12, 2013 7:00pm PST
executive board made the proposal at their meeting in lausanne, switzerland. the ioc is considering excluding one sport from the games. it may add a sport from among baseball, softball, karate, and others. ioc members are proposing there be 25 core sports. >> the view of the executive board and the members of the executive board, this was the best program for the olympic games in 2020. it is not a case of what's wrong with wrestling. it is what's right with the 25 core sports. >> adams said the decision was made by secret ballot. popularity, ratio of women to men, and other factors were taken into consideration. in japan the sport has many fans. japanese wrestlers have won 62 olympic medals. 28 of them gold. the japan wrestling federation president tomiaki fukuda said he was very surprised to learn of the ioc decision. he said it's not clear why the committee wants to exclude wrestling. >>> southeast asia's biggest wind power plant is open for business. economies in the region are growing, as is the demand for electricity. japanese and thai companies are working to meet that demand,
Feb 13, 2013 6:30pm PST
teacher in switzerland who quits his job to go to lisbon to track down a portuguese writer who have fought the country's mid-20th century dictatorship. >> and on tuesday night, a highly anticipated iranian film called "closed curtain" made its debut. the director did not attend because he is under house arrest in iran, but his movie received a warm welcome in the capital. >> some of hollywood's heavy hitters were also out on the red carpet. let's take a look. >> jude law may have been the star of the red carpet, but the berlinale was buzzing about director steven soldered, who shocked the festival by saying this was his last film. he took an unorthodox approach in making it. >> it takes in this labor to eradicate all traces of labor, and that was my approach. >> he comes in and says it is over. finally got a handle on his issues. >> "side effects" is a psychological thriller. a psychiatrist prescribes a depressed wife an experimental drug, which launches her on a nightmarish adventure in which her husband and up dead. another director much discussed in recent days is an iranian, who is co-
Feb 19, 2013 7:00pm PST
night for transport to switzerland. the police say two cars drove up to the plane. eight masked men wearing police uniforms jumped out. the men threatened airport workers with machine guns. they took away about 120 cases of rough and cut diamonds. >> the operation at the airport has taken exactly three minutes. so this was a very quick hit and run, very well organized. there has been no shooting. there were no injuries. >> a burnt-out vehicle was later found near the airport. an official of an international diamond organization says it's disturbing the robbers were able to breach airport security so easily. >>> the japanese are desperate to reclaim their title as a competitive exporter nation. but the numbers keep showing that we have a long way to go. ai uchida is here from the business desk. tell us about that. >> right, catherine. in 2012 japan logged the biggest yearly trade deficit. and already this early into the new year, 2013, japan is already breaking new records. the trade balance for the country has shown the largest monthly deficit ever. that is based on comparable data
Feb 27, 2013 6:30pm PST
sparked the flames. >> a shooting at a factory in switzerland has left three people dead and seven wounded. it happened at a wood processing plant. police say the suspected gunman, who is among the dead, was a company employee who had no record of causing trouble. >> 10 people have been wounded in a suicide bombing in the afghan capital. witnesses said the bomber crawled underneath a bus where he dedicated his device. the bus was carrying afghan army personnel. the taliban have claimed responsibility for the attack. >> moving on to the sports news now, it is cut week in german soccer. tonight's fixtures include the hugely anticipated showdown between and -- bayern munich dortmund. the teams are battling it out for a place in the last four, but for many, it feels like the cup final. >> they have been here before. bayern munich have lifted the trophy 15 times, but this match is about more than statistics. it is about prestige. >> i do not need a big night football. i just want to get through. >> dortmund have won the cup three times. they beat last year and what a vp. >> we want to be a toug
Feb 14, 2013 4:00am PST
race in switzerland has an amazing run which includes a dangerous avalanche and a risky backflip as the mass of snow wishes to bury him but he makes it out and finishes the run. >>> just ahead, one very cool moment for a high school basketball player. >>> plus, one time at band camp, alyson hannigan fighting back against an alleged stalker. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back on this valentine's day, thursday. nice conditions in much of california and nevada and arizona. a little bit of a warm front bringing light rain at that up near bellingham, olympia and up to seattle. some of that will drift down to portland, so again, need your umbrella more today than you have the last couple days. but by friday, high pressure builds over the region. we start to warm things up with the warm air heading northward to portland, 55, nice in portland and very mild with windy conditions in southern cal. a nice start to your weekend. >> olympia, i'm thinking of grunge immediately. i'm old. >>> what do you do with your spare time when you are a rich and famous actor? well, if you're wi
Feb 19, 2013 5:00pm PST
's largest food and drink maker. the company based in switzerland issued a statement saying it's yanked beef pasta ready meals after tests found traces of horse meat in two products. nestle says it increased monitoring after reports of mislabeling officials in writin say more checks need to be put into place. >> nobody check what's is on the pal yet often enough or what is in production oftenmjwmn enough. >> nestle says it's -- despite the recall nestle says the products are safe to eat and none of the meat from europe is used in any products here in the united states. users of microsoft hot mail will see a different look. the company will begin transitioning 267 million users to the new microsoft plants have spend owe $30 to $90 million on an advertising blitz just to promote the change. hoping to cut into the user base of google and yahoo. be updated. if you're like a lot of people you probably have a old cell phone stuck in a drawer. one survey found that mer than half of us have two or more unused phones in the house. sell cell;vy of helping you sell the phone pointsing out
Feb 12, 2013 1:00pm PST
for snowboarding in switzerland. look at the powder. according to reports, the night before this video was shot, they got nearly 20 inches of fresh snow. this snowboarder has his camera strapped to his helmet. he gets himself into a little bit of trouble. you can see him looking, where he might need to go. he's gauging the path, thinking between these trees might be the best place. he didn't quite pick -- >> oh. >> the right place. avoided one fall. but then -- >> oh, no. oh, no. >> doesn't avoid a crevice between rocks. >> this looks like 127 hours. >> he's seriously between a rock and a hard place. >> yes, he is. >> with his snowboard still strapped to his feet. >> any idea how deep he is. >> a poster of this video calls it a small crevice. he is still able to see the sky above him. now he's trying to figure out how he's going to get out. we watched this process. >> oh, look how much -- wait, is that deeper? >> he uld have gone deeper. he didn't go deeper into the crevice. >> i'm afraid if he takes the snowboard off he'll sink into the snow. the snowboard is probably keeping him on top of the
Feb 15, 2013 7:00pm PST
. they growed yesterday to buy the company. the fcc is saying an accountant in switzerland was used for insider trading. some traders knew in advance about the pending transaction. >>> an internal investigation is underway into the fire that left a carnival cruiseship marooned at sea. one woman kissed the ground she was so happy when she arrive inside alabama last month. stranded on board for four nights. investigators from the ntsb are in mobile to look into the cause of the fire that knocked out power to the ship. the lead agency is from the bahamas since that is which this ship is registered. >>> experts wonder if this will leave a lasting black mark on the industry. our consumer editor looks at that and what it means for carnival passengers and pursuing action. >> reporter: the carnival ceo went to mobile to apologized to passengers. they say when it comes to compensation, carnival has the upper hand. >> you have this contract that just takes away all of their rights that the passengers who, never read this, agreed to it when they clicked and bought their cruise. >> reporter: carnival is
Feb 19, 2013 4:00am PST
in switzerland. the report also notes 3g has previously been involved in insider trading cases, including the takeover of burger king. the company had no response to the times' report. xoom lived up to its name in its first public day of trading. xoom opened at 21 dollars and soared 40% as investors hopped on the latest developments in cash-transfer technology. the ipo priced at 16 dollars a share, above the expected 13- to 15-dollar range. xoom trades under its name, ticker symbol "x-o-o-m," on the nasdaq. the chips are down for donald trump's atlantic city casino. trump plaza was recently sold to a california company for $20 million. it's the lowest price ever paid for a casino in the jersey gambling mecca. reports say trump entertianment resorts is $270 million dollars in debt. the donald has a 10% stake in the company. in our cover story, makers of electric and hybrid vehicles got a boost from one of their own, a solar energy systems ceo who organized a road rally in chicago. more than a dozen alternative fuel cars and one produce truck re-enacted an 1895 road rally through chicago an
Feb 4, 2013 9:00am PST
time. they fly in switzerland and france. the enery is stunning, the flying is like before. >> like an accident. >> every second it looks like an accident, but they never have one. it's all done professionally. guys flying side-by-side, through canyons, whipping through trees. sounds like a pack of jets flying over your head. >> they are inches away from, like, these rock formations and the tops of trees. >> if you've ever wondered what it feels like to do this, this guy has an analogy. >> love it. it's like french kiss. >> not what i expected him to say. you're going to want to see
Feb 5, 2013 9:00am PST
we can't do. ♪ >>> base jumping. this one is in grease, switzerland and malaysia. these base jumpers are part of the base jumping team. >> what? >> they are jumping off the buildings. >> that girl was smiling, like it was her birthday and she was jumping off a building. >> every time we see these videos, it's not just base jumpers with really cool silver suits doing cool jumps, we see the the spectacular leske. some of these don't seem high enough for base jumping. i feel their suit is just deploying before they smack on the ground. >> it probably looks more severe than it really is because we're not used to doing this, but it's awesome that they get to do it.
Feb 14, 2013 4:30am EST
. >>> and the skier's cup race in switzerland has an amazing run which includes a dangerous avalanche and a risky back flip as the mass of snow wishes to bury him but he makes it out and finishes the run. >>> just ahead, one very cool moment for a high school basketball player. >>> plus, one time at band camp, alyson hannigan fighting back against an alleged stalker. you're watching "early today." >>> well, welcome back. your valentine's day forecast. looking beautiful in a few spots. texas looking great today. new orleans finally clearing out with nice weather. atlanta not too bad. most of the eastern seaboard after the overnight rain and snow looking very good. mild. florida, though, you're going to be warm. in the northern plains, temperatures are cooling off, getting showers through the dakotas, wisconsin even chicago, a wintry mix. as we go into the friday forecast, as we end the work week, still warm. but another shot of air coming from the north. minneapolis, a high of 17 degrees. that cold air will be heading to the eastern seaboard. >>> turning to entertainment, what do you do with your spare
Feb 19, 2013 11:00pm EST
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Feb 1, 2013 7:30am PST
, switzerland, thanks to james joyce. my dancing there became walking through the silence of the city. instead of people looking at me like my family did when i was a child, people began to ask me, where are you from? i felt disoriented, exiled. the changing perception of nature, religious views, philosophical and political opinions, botanical knowledge and idiomatic sounds, everything new. i asked myself many times for a specific reason why my irish family went to cuba and began searching for missing pieces of my irish history in irish, cuban, and catalan archives to discover before me that i had a fascinating history of displacement and transformations in various geographic setings. my book, ticket it ride, is a personal journey towards the past and the present. there is no one but many places i belong to: havana, dublin, mahon, barcelona, and since the lay 80's, the bay area. so thank you very much. . >> i'm going to do this in about 5 parts. i hope you will bear with me. first of all, i want to thank cross roads for inviting me. it's a great pleasure for me to be here and i want to thank,
Feb 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
stores combined. >>> it wasn't a pretty sight at this annual parade in switzerland. people wore all these ugly masks the reason for the masks dates back to the 15th century. people wear them to scare off the goods of winter. -- gods of winter. they need those in boston. the gods should head out of the town by the weekend. >> yeah, i know some [ male announcer ] want to make a great car interior? stop looking at car interiors. get inspired by other stuff. yep. yep. ok. sure. why not? woah. touchscreens. put that in your dash. now, luxury stuff. make your seats like that. that thing has wifi, why doesn't your car? you can't do that. ignore that guy. give it wifi. yes! make it fit 5 people. no, 5 actual sized people. give them leg room, good. destroy boring car interiors forever. and that's how you do it. easy. ♪ ♪
Feb 19, 2013 11:00pm EST
scheduled to fly to switzerland. >> the operation took three minutes. this was a quick hit-and-run and, very well organized. >> reporter: the suspect's car had flashing blue lights and they held the pilot and copilot at gunpoint. police found a burned out car near the airport and say it was probably used in the heist. they collected evidence from the scene. the swiss plane was carrying passengers but authorities say those on board could not see what was happening underneath near the cargo area. >>> the 8 suspects were armed with machine guns but no one was hurt. mary bubala, wjz eyewitness news. >>> the flight was canceled ask an investigation is looking into why the airport was so easy to breach. >>> baltimore city's police commissioner is demanding a sweeping review of how weapons are used after a shooting during a training exercise. wjz live investigator mike hellgren tells about a call for action. >> reporter: one week after this tragic shooting police have yet to provide a full account of what led to it. police acknowledge protocols were not fo
Feb 8, 2013 8:30pm EST
like switzerland? if you want to drive across the country, all the reds are pretty good. >> do you commute in washington? >> well, washington has the worst traffic problems and the country. >> nothing but pot holes, most of the places. >> pot holes are one of the few things made in america. >> the electrical grid is really vulnerable, and in the age of the cyberwar and all that, it can break down on its own. if you are sitting in the dark and it is cold, that is no fun. >> one of the things that the president will do by executive order, because it is so scary and vulnerable and congress has done nothing. >> one of the great uncovered stories of the cyberwar, seven security, because of "the new york times" and "the wall street journal," the reality is that american corporations are the victims of cyber warfare on a regular basis, but they don't raise it because of the profits. they don't want in any way to jeopardize their markets in china. >> uhhhh -- >> true, from the corporate ceo 's. >> they want to keep their presence at there. that is not a money-making. that is for news gathe
Feb 4, 2013 7:00am EST
league games and lots and lots of games in european leagues particularly in switzerland and turkey. >> and pardon the pun but the ball must be in the yard of those leagues? yes? well to be fair, they have been talking about this. the fifa president last week gave an interview to who said this is a huge problem for football and they are taking it very seriously. saying the integrity is big, bigger than doping. so i know it's been on the radar of authorities but the two champions league games, particularly as one is played in england. we don't know the details yet because of the legal ramifications the investigation is ongoing but it brings it on a whole new seriousness level. >> u got a crime syndicate in asia. i mean this is cross continental. >> yes. the singapore angle alone is probably where the money laundering has been going on and it's really hard to crack but we know the asian as i understand it cats have been looking to arrange games for a long time and you've got all the fixes, the guys on the ground in europe. it's been very, very hard to crack. we're talking ab
Feb 24, 2013 8:00am EST
in the currency markets. switzerland puts a cap on its rate. they're trying to defend themselves. each of those distortions in the market forces action somewhere else. it is a dangerous situation. >> if we do get into a currency ar, the united kingdom -- sterling fell by 20%. the bank of england was pleased by that. here is the thing, sterling is falling again. why? >> sterling is falling because it is likely to lose its aaa rating%. -- a rating soon. the bank of england is likely to print more money. it is likely to be undesirable from an international investor perspective. the general economic outlook is poor. >> beads have always been used for money. this is the currency from the north american indian. >> are reassuring picture emerges. by printing money, countries are trying to boost their own economies. there is no currency war. any resemblance is purely accidental. comes to winning nobel prizes, the u.k., second only to the united states. this country's reputation for genius has been undermined by the failure to make money for many of these great ideas. are the potential solution, a new p
Feb 4, 2013 2:00pm EST
coming through these narrow cannons at the same time. they fly in switzerland and france. he enery is stunning, the ying like before. >> like an accident. >> every second it looks like an accident, but they never have one. it's all done professionally. guys flying side-by-side, through canyons, whipping through trees. sounds like a pack of jets flying over your head. >> they are inches away from, like, these rock formations and the tops of trees. >> if you've ever wondered what it feels like to do this, this guy has an analogy. >> love it. it's like french kiss. >> not what i expected him to say. you're going to want to see this entire video. click on best of "rtm." >>> that's going to do it for this edition of "right this minute." thanks for joining us and we'll minute." thanks for joining us and we'll see you next time. -- captions by vitac -- and styling for bars and restaurants. [ male announcer ] whenever a business switches from cable to verizon fios, there comes a moment when they get it -- the powerful difference 100% fiber optics really makes. i got it the fi
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